You might be wondering what the fuss is about over a yet-to-be-released title that already sounds like old news - Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja 4 is a PS2 installment, Japan’s had the game for a couple of years now, and PS3’s Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm came out last year.
The city is on fire, and it's your job to put it out - with bullets. The civic-minded shooter Urban Chaos: Riot Response is shaping up nicely for its June release, and we recently went a few rounds with the PS2 version's frantic online multiplayer mode. Where we got shot. In the head. A lot. (Seriously, click here to see for yourself.)
Our abysmal performance aside - and the lesson here is not to play against the guys who made the game - multiplayer in Urban Chaos is promising. While the
Roll Call, Zero Tolerance: City Under Fire and now Urban Chaos: Riot Response… phew. Rocksteady Studios schizophrenic riot-‘em-up has gone through more name changes than P Diddy. Still, its almost here now, and thats all that really matters eh?
In a refreshing departure from your usual first-person shooter back-story, a gang called the Burners have laid siege to our heros city, instigating mass rioting and civil unrest.
Set over a period of 12 months, youll attempt to restore
The Hope Street Police Station is already swarming with masked thugs and practically engulfed in flames by the time the cavalry arrives. Our armored police wagon smashes through the gate and into the snowy precinct courtyard, and as a lifeless punk slides off our hood, our sergeant kicks open the doors and we spill out onto the pavement. We're not five seconds out of the van when the pyromaniacs who call themselves the Burners crash a garbage truck through the outer wall, blowing up a police
It's a story nearly as old as video games themselves: A city has been overrun by rampaging street gangs, and it's up to you to restore order. But in Urban Chaos: Riot Response, you're not some scrapper in a leather vest doling out two-fisted vigilante justice. Instead, you're part of a merciless special police unit, T-Zero, given carte blanche to blast the face off anyone who looks at you funny.
Of course, funny looks are the least of your worries. As you navigate the 12 missions of Eidos'